Maghan Morin, founder of Melanated Beauty Spa

Self-Care for All at Melanated Beauty Spa

Maghan Morin's Hallandale Beach–based spa brand provides a luxe array of skin treatments to women of color
Timon and Marissa Balloo share a holiday story with their daughters, Sophie and Kirin. Photo by Jerry Rabinowitz

A Very Balloo Christmas

For the holidays, you can't beat home sweet home—especially when the festive feast is prepared by chef Timon Balloo and shared with his wife and daughters in their Plantation home

Stylish Soirees with Le Tablescape

From Friendsgiving fun to Thanksgiving feasts, a tablescape sets the tone
Color-blocked tulle dress ($1,698), Tory Burch; earrings (price upon request), Dior. Photo by Gabor Jurina

Turning Pointe

Dark romance takes center stage when dancers from the Miami City Ballet don alluring evening attire
Aimé Mabika, photographed by Ian Jacob on location at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

Meet FLI’s 2022 Men of Style

From entrepreneurial achievements to sartorial savviness, these four men prove to be Fort Lauderdale’s most stylish
José Díaz-Balart. Photography by Jason Nuttle

Reporting for Duty with José Díaz-Balart

For José Díaz-Balart, journalism is at its most powerful when it gives a voice to the silent and the silenced
Slab-building class. Photo by Maxson Media

Seize the Clay at Mingo Makes It

This Fort Lauderdale pottery studio is making the art form accessible to all
Mary Suppa, Amanda Coleman, Zoe Zanidakis, amd Kelly McCarthy. Photography by Ian Jacob

Meet the Women of the Water Taxi

This crew knows firsthand that when it comes to Laudy living, even a tough day on the water is better than the best day stuck inside
Fantasy wool-tweed jacket, Fantasy wool-tweed skirt, cashmere socks, patent slingback heels, shiny leather handbag, earrings, Chanel. Photo by Gabor Jurina

Film Stills

Lights, camera, action! Fall fashion meets movie magic
Ukrainian artist Lesia Khomenko

Lesia Khomenko Makes an Artistic Impact

An artist flees Ukraine and finds purpose (and refuge) in South Florida







Delray Beach’s Yellowtail Modern Asian Cuisine And Sushi Serves Contemporary Twist On Japanese Cuisine

The Japanese word omakase translates to, “I’ll leave it up to you.” It’s also a wise thing to order at Yellowtail Modern Asian Cuisine and Sushi...

Local Chefs And Farmers Give Insight On Organic Food At Restaurants

Think back a decade ago, walking through the aisles of say the Publix produce section, back to when things were a lot simpler.Maybe tucked...


Book It to Boca on Brightline

Brightline’s Boca Raton station officially opens this month. Here, find all you need to know, see, eat, and do for the ideal day in Boca

Give Back with Presents with Purpose

In this season of giving, consider donating to one of Fort Lauderdale's deserving nonprofits with your time, talents, or resources


Florida Road Trip: The Call of the Wild

Score some face time with Florida's most captivating land and sea creatures

72 Hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico

For those of us in South Florida, traveling to Puerto Rico might be one of the best vacations around if you’re still hesitant about...


United Way of Broward County Women United Magnolia Luncheon

Lisa Ling, award-winning journalist and host of CNN's “This is Life with Lisa Ling,” delivered a powerful keynote speech during United Way of Broward County's Women United Magnolia Luncheon at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Conven...

Pineapple Jam ‘A Party in Paradise for Preservation’

The event raised $50,000 for the Historic Stranahan House Museum and welcomed guests for a tropical celebration. Guests enjoyed gourmet food with a “Floribbean” twist in addition to a silent auction.